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What's Up at WSCO - January 2018

At WSCO we believe that as experts in your own community, West Side community members must have a voice at decision making tables. Here are a few places to make sure that your voice is heard! 


1) West Side: Action to Equity: Equitable Development Scorecard workgroup

Join us tomorrow, Thursday, 1/19/2018, at 6:30PM at the Baker Center as be move down a path grounded in community to adapt a tool for community to have power in scoring developments that would like to come to West Side, to ensure that developments benefit our community and are aligned with our shared values and principles.

More information: http://www.wsco.org/equitable_development_scorecard

Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/sGcC0eKtW3qHf1ph1

2) Update on Lilydale Stabilization Project community meeting

Join your neighbors Tuesday, 1/23/2018, 6:30PM at the Baker Center. The City of St. Paul will be providing an update on stabilization of the “North Knob” within Lilydale Regional Park. The City received $925,000 in Disaster Relief Funds (DRAP) in early 2017. They have been working with the Ramsey Conservation District, Dakota County Conservation District, and Board of Soil and Water Resources to develop plans for bluff stabilization in this specific area and we would like to present the plans to the West Side community for comment.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1254239824678152/

Nextdoor: https://nextdoor.com/events/1830103/

3) February Health & Environmental Justice committee meeting 

The Health & Environmental Justice Committee educates and empowers the West Side community to build and sustain a healthy equitable, and environmentally just neighborhood, while acknowledging the community that has been historically affected by environmental harms and centering their voices in the decision making process. Want to get involved? Join us Thursday, February 1st at 6:30PM at the Baker Center or email info@wsco.org for more information. 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/158376958218190/